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Inclusion Lead Officer

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
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Closed for applications on 14/07/2019 23:59
£34,788 - £37,849 Annually
Hours per week:
37 Hours per week
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
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Job details 

Closing date:
14 Jul

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This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Darlington Borough Council are looking for an experienced professional for the newly created role of Inclusion Lead Officer. The primary focus of the role is to ensure that children and young people in Darlington achieve positive outcomes by accessing an education which is appropriate to their needs. The post holder will support families and education settings to develop inclusive practice and environments, and confidentially support children and young people with additional needs, taking early action to address emerging issues and meeting statutory duties for attendance, exclusion and home education.

The successful candidate will be responsible for and to coordinate the identification, tracking and monitoring of, as well as developing, providing and maintaining effective and efficient protocols and systems for Children Missing Education, Elective Home Education Fair Access referrals, Pupil Placements, Managed Moves and those children in Alternative Provision as defined by the local authority. You will also have line management responsibility for other Education professionals.

If you can demonstrate a detailed working knowledge of the current legal framework affecting school placements and safeguarding of children, a detailed understanding of issues, legislation and requirements relating to fair access protocols, exclusions, re-integration and alternative education provision, we would like to hear from you.

For detailed information on this role, please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification.

The successful applicant will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check

For a further informal discussion, please contact Tony Murphy, Head of Education and Inclusion, on 01325 405637

An online application form and further information are available from www.darlington.gov.uk/jobs. Alternatively, you can contact Xentrall Recruitment Services, Tel: (01642) 526992 or email: recruitment@xentrall.org.uk

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